MHG7137 - Dun, Tarrel


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Type and Period (1)

  • DUN (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH98SW 19 9046 8034.

NH 904 803. Dun, Tarrel: This dun occupies summit of a rocky knoll overlooking seashore. The dun wall has been destroyed on seaward side, but elsewhere it measures up to 3.7m in thickness and encloses an area which now measures 9.5m by 6.7m.
RCAHMS 1979, visited 1977.

The dun at NH 9046 8034 is oval. The rocky knoll on which it is sited is connected on the landward side by a narrow isthmus of rock. Overall dun measures 11m E-W by 7m; little remains of wall except on the approachable W side where a disfigured wall or revetment stands 0.9m high. On other 3 sides position is naturally defended.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (J B) 18 February 1981.

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Grid reference Centred NH 9045 8034 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH98SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish TARBAT

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